Travels

Oct 10 2017

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# Pieter Bruegel I, Engraving by Pieter van der Heyden The Temptation of St Anthony Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Some 40 copperplate prints by Hieronymus Bosch’s followers will appear in the exhibition, including engravings based on Pieter Bruegel’s drawings. This is an engraving designed by Bruegel and cut by Pieter van der Heyden. Saint Anthony was a 4th-century Christian monk who lived a harsh life of seclusion in Egypt’s desert. According to tradition, the devil subjected him to every form of temptation, all of which he overcame. Bizarre creatures abound in this picture, and though Bruegel borrowed …